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Lady Idos: Leading DOE-Wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility for the Federal Workforce – Nov 7, 2023

Lady Idos: Leading DOE-Wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) for the Federal Workforce Please join the Women’s Support and Empowerment Council (WSEC) and the IDEA Office for a hybrid presentation by Lady Idos (she/they), Berkeley Lab’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer. She will discuss her two-year assignment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

Right Kind of Wrong The Science of Failing Well – January 9, 2024

The Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab invites Corporate Program members to join us January 9, 2024 from 9am – 10am PT for a webinar featuring Lab affiliated faculty Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, renowned for her ground-breaking research on psychological safety. Date: January 9, 2024 Time: […]

DOE’s Justice Week 2023 – Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is hosting its second annual Justice Week 2023: Equity Empowered. Join the conversation to learn about the DOE’s progress in advancing equity and environmental justice in the clean energy transition and ensuring climate change investments benefit the communities often left behind. All are invited to join this hybrid event. […]

Community of Change Leaders: HBCU & Predominantly Black Institutions – Oct. 19, 2023

THIS WEEK the DOE’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity’s Minority Educational Institutions Division is holding an open forum for students, faculty, and others to discuss ways to collaborate, ask questions for our team and share opportunities. As we move through each of the MSI categories, this quarter we are focusing on Historically Black Colleges […]

Shared Sisterhood: How to Take Collective Action for Racial and Gender Equity at Work – Oct 5, 2023

Achieving workplace equity calls for both individual actions and collective engagement that bridges gender and racial differences. Join us for a virtual session focusing on strategies for bringing together members of historically power-dominant and marginalized groups to collaborate around advancing equity for all. VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab Co-Founder Lori Nishiura Mackenzie will be in conversation with Tina Opie, […]

ONE enERGy Community Employee Resource Group Summit Virtual Meeting – September 20-21, 2023

We are excited to invite you to a groundbreaking event that is set to reshape the landscape of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) across the Department of Energy (DOE). The Office of Economic Impact and Diversity’s Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (ODEIA) proudly presents the inaugural “ONE enERGy Community Employee Resource Group Summit,” taking […]

Engaging Across Differences: A Community Conversation About Allyship September 21, 2023

Please join the Stanford VMWare Women’s Leadership Lab on Thursday, September 21,  9am – 10:00am PT for a webinar on Engaging Across Differences: A Community Conversation About Allyship. Please join us for a Community Conversation centered on the role of allyship in building spaces of belonging and success for all. We will explore approaches for […]

Stutterer Interrupted: A Conversation with Comedian, Accessibility Advocate and Author Nina G – Friday, Sept. 8

Please join the IDEA Office and the All Access ERG for a HYBRID event with Nina G. We hope you’ll join us in the 50 Auditorium. Through comedy, storytelling and a question and answer session with the audience, Nina G will explore the Disability experience including: Educating nondisabled employees about disability issues including etiquette and […]

Monday is the Juneteenth Holiday: A Day to Reflect – Message from Mike Witherell

Dear colleagues, Berkeley Lab will celebrate Juneteenth on Monday, June 19, 2023. The Lab will be closed on Monday. June 19, shortened to Juneteenth, is the date in 1865 that federal forces arrived in Galveston, Texas, to enforce federal laws enacted two and a half years earlier prohibiting the enslavement of people of African descent. […]

Five Years of IDEA Progress: An Interview with Director Witherell and Aditi Chakravarty

The stewardship of people at Berkeley Lab is critical to the Lab’s future. It enables the Lab to better attract, develop, and retain talented, dedicated professionals and continue our efforts towards building a more welcoming and supportive environment. Employees and candidates expect principles-based work cultures, opportunities for growth, and supportive people programs. Offering the resources […]